Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 100 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -32
Contract jobs citing MySQL 84 103 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.90% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.08% 10.01% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 39
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £178 £262 £217
90th Percentile £545 £525 £431
England median daily rate £434 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.08% -12.86% +45.83%
10th Percentile £40.00 £14.50 £8.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £15.93 £22.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +112.12% -56.29% +25.83%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 833 1,029 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.98% 18.95% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 608 706
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £473 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +9.88% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £17.12 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.52% -16.49% +9.33%
10th Percentile £18.28 £14.30 £14.22
90th Percentile £53.38 £23.80 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.27% -8.33% +9.09%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 35 £450 +20.00% 27
Warwickshire +23 25 £265 -2.75% 12
Staffordshire -11 7 £325 -7.14% 15
Coventry +7 6 £375 -8.70% 5
Shropshire +7 2 £175 -56.25% 7
Worcestershire 0 1 £125 - 9
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 60 (71.43%) PHP
2 39 (46.43%) CSS
3 38 (45.24%) HTML
4 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
6 21 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.62%) Linux
7 19 (22.62%) Laravel
7 19 (22.62%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 18 (21.43%) RESTful
8 18 (21.43%) LAMP
9 17 (20.24%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (20.24%) Open Source
9 17 (20.24%) CSS3
10 16 (19.05%) HTML5
11 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
11 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 14 (16.67%) Ansible
12 14 (16.67%) Docker
12 14 (16.67%) Java
12 14 (16.67%) SQL
12 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 13 (15.48%) Python
13 13 (15.48%) Ruby
13 13 (15.48%) Puppet
13 13 (15.48%) jQuery
13 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) JBoss
2 5 (5.95%) nginx
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.76%) Drupal
3 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.57%) WordPress
5 2 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) Liferay
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (5.95%) Route 53
4 5 (5.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (4.76%) GitHub
5 4 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.57%) PaaS
6 3 (3.57%) SaaS
7 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.19%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.19%) Office 365
7 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.71%) HTTP
2 9 (10.71%) SSL
3 4 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) DNS
5 2 (2.38%) ICMP
5 2 (2.38%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) DHCP
6 1 (1.19%) IPv6
6 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (8.33%) MariaDB
6 6 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.76%) DB2
9 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.19%) HDInsight
11 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) Grunt
4 2 (2.38%) gulp
4 2 (2.38%) JHipster
4 2 (2.38%) Liquibase
4 2 (2.38%) Maven
4 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.19%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (67.86%) Developer
2 38 (45.24%) PHP Developer
3 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Architect
4 7 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (5.95%) WebOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.57%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (3.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.38%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) CSS
2 38 (45.24%) HTML
3 19 (22.62%) Laravel
4 18 (21.43%) LAMP
4 18 (21.43%) RESTful
5 17 (20.24%) CSS3
6 16 (19.05%) HTML5
7 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 13 (15.48%) jQuery
9 11 (13.10%) Web Services
10 10 (11.90%) REST
10 10 (11.90%) Spring
11 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.33%) SOAP
12 6 (7.14%) Ajax
12 6 (7.14%) JSON
12 6 (7.14%) Sensu
12 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.14%) XML
13 5 (5.95%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Animation
2 2 (2.38%) Cyberattack
2 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.38%) SCADA
3 1 (1.19%) CESG
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.19%) iPad
3 1 (1.19%) iPhone
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Windows
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Open Source
3 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 11 (13.10%) DevOps
5 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 10 (11.90%) MVC
7 9 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.71%) Web Development
8 8 (9.52%) Kanban
8 8 (9.52%) OO
8 8 (9.52%) TDD
9 7 (8.33%) Web Operations
10 6 (7.14%) ITIL
10 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.95%) Process Architecture
11 5 (5.95%) Regression Testing
12 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.76%) RUP
12 4 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) PHP
2 35 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.67%) Java
3 14 (16.67%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) Python
4 13 (15.48%) Ruby
5 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (2.38%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) PHP 5
7 2 (2.38%) PHP 7
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) OCP
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.38%) CCIE
4 2 (2.38%) CCIE Security
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) CCNP
4 2 (2.38%) CEH
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.38%) CISM
4 2 (2.38%) CISSP
4 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
4 2 (2.38%) GCIA
4 2 (2.38%) GIAC
4 2 (2.38%) GSEC
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) CCA
5 1 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) Docker
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.38%) Snort
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.19%) XenApp
4 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (22.62%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (16.67%) Ansible
3 13 (15.48%) Puppet
4 12 (14.29%) Terraform
5 9 (10.71%) Salt
6 5 (5.95%) collectd
6 5 (5.95%) Kibana
6 5 (5.95%) Kubernetes
6 5 (5.95%) logstash
6 5 (5.95%) StatsD
7 2 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Google
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) VMware
3 7 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.95%) HP
4 5 (5.95%) IBM
4 5 (5.95%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.38%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.38%) Lancope
5 2 (2.38%) Zend
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Dell
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.19%) New Relic
6 1 (1.19%) Progress
6 1 (1.19%) Splunk